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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Rotisserie for Beef & Bird

2200 Wilcrest Rd. (Westheimer Rd.) Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Rotisserie for Beef & Bird Restaurant Review

: The décor is high end Colonial, but we feel like royalty here. Whether we're in the Hunt Room, the Heritage Room, the proud Wine Room or the main dinning room, the gracious elegance of the restaurant makes us feel both comfortable and special. Early American furniture aside, the kitchen has Texas pride. Seafood appetizers such as bay shrimp on avocado and crabcakes and crabmeat on beefsteak tomato, are touted as from the Gulf. Beef they have: 12-ounce filet mignon, 14-ounce sirloin, 16-ounced aged rib steak, 32-ounce mesquite-grilled T-bone, cubed tenderloin on a bed of rice with onions and peppers, and fragrant tournedos with mushrooms and brandy. Poultry they have: free-range chicken, Texas quail, pheasant sautéed with grapes and pine nuts for Mediterranean flair, roast duckling. Many birds are slow-cooked on an open hearth rotisserie. But they also have wonderful game dishes: a platter of medallions featuring axis deer, boar, duck, quail and pheasant sausage; Texas farm ostrich, pan-roasted antelope with caramelized apples in zinfandel sauce and boar loin in plum sauce. You can also order a rich Wiener Schnitzel, Maine lobster, or a fish entrée. No menu item is more than $30 and a surprising number are under $20-and this isn't an à la carte menu; sides and salads come with the main dishes. That'll give you more dough for wine. Almost a thousand wines are available. The Rotisserie has been honored with most awards that an American restaurant is eligible for, and not without reason. For two decades, the Rotisserie has watched trendy Inner Loop and Galleria restaurants come and go and anyone who's enjoyed the restaurant once hopes it will continue for at least 20 more years.


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